Kely Support Group


How should we tackle teenage drug abuse?

Thursday, 4 October, 2007, 12:00am

Ketamine case 'the tip of the drugs iceberg'

Dealers recruiting students to sell as discos, nightclubs become too risky

This week's ketamine-related incident at a Fanling secondary school is 'just the tip of the iceberg', social workers and a legislator say.

16 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Students wanted to help tackle suicides

Local charities are today recruiting student counsellors to act as a bridge between teenagers and support groups to help prevent youth suicide.

About 18 students, aged 16 to 18 and attending school next year, will be selected for the Youth Suicide Prevention Programme, an annual initiative by The Samaritans, Kely Support Group and Outward Bound.

26 May 2007 - 12:00am

First Person

The suicide of an 11-year-old boy last week highlights the importance of providing the right kind of support and guidance for troubled youngsters, says Diane Bohm, 60, chairwoman of KELY

10 May 2007 - 12:00am

Emily Woo Zeller

Dancer and actor

Perfume: none. 'I use Bath & Body Works lotion.'

Shopping: boutiques on Lamma Island. 'I like handmade and vintage stuff.'

Jeans: 'Esprit and US mall brand l.e.i.'

Shoes: Nine West. 'Most dress shoes cut my feet but theirs don't.'

Sunglasses: Serengeti Aviators.

29 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Evergreen wildlife chief relishes role

Eric Bohm, at 62, brings a lifetime of skills to bear in top job at the WWF

14 Apr 2007 - 12:00am


Charity party with proceeds going to Kely Support Group. Performers include alternative folk singer/guitarist Nicky Evans (right), reggae-ska outfit Transnoodle and Tim Castle. Tonight, 9pm, V13 Vodka Bar, 13 Old Bailey St, SoHo. Donations welcome. Inquiries: 9803 6650 or

3 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Campaign breaks record - with 4 days to go

HK$12.5m already donated surpasses last year's haul

It is official. This year's Operation Santa Claus fund-raising campaign has smashed last year's record, but there's still another four days to make a difference.

28 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Social work gives youngsters skills for a better future

The youngsters are often quite arrogant and rude when Marcia Aw first meets them. They don't need her help; they're just fine, thank you.

17 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Take that! In a good cause

SPLAT! THERE'S NOTHING wrong with the boy's aim, and the 'cream pie' he's holding hits deputy principal Reg Johnston squarely in the face to cheers and laughter from about 100 students.

16 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Take that! In a good cause

Splat! There's nothing wrong with the boy's aim, and the 'cream pie' he's holding hits deputy principal Reg Johnston squarely in the face to cheers and laughter from about 100 students.

15 Dec 2006 - 12:00am


WONG MEI-SZE USED to frequent the Mongkok club where 13-year-old Chek Wai-yin hung out just before she died last month after taking a cocktail of hallucinogens. The 22-year-old was about the same age when she got her first taste of drugs - from friends at a disco.

25 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Choices, Choices - Secondary Schools

If your child is heading to secondary school there are particular issues to consider:

17 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Private sponsorship of the arts should be encouraged

Hong Kong's image as a business centre powered by a relentless drive for profits is one that fails to give due recognition to our lively arts scene. Nor does it recognise the flows of public, and increasingly private, money that sustains such vibrancy. Now, a $36 million donation by Swire Pacific to the Hong Kong Philharmonic has helped put business sponsorship of the arts in focus.

7 May 2015 - 4:04pm

Anti-stress campaign gains momentum

School anti-stress programmes have received a boost for the coming year.

Thirty-two secondary schools will receive funding from Brand's Health Education Fund - three times the number that received funding last year.

Since it was set up five years ago, the fund has granted about $1.1 million to 33 schools and youth centres in support of healthy activities.

24 Feb 2006 - 12:00am